Showing 5 entries for tag: Mythology
Maurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall , James Morwood
The textbook provides a narration of the story of an Athenian farmer named Diceopolis and his family. They live in a village called Cholleidae, situated in Attica, north of Athens. The story is fictional, albeit the facts are set in a specific historical context which runs from the autumn of 432 to the spring of 431. Thus, the plot develops through some crucial historical patterns of the time, such as the Athenian democracy led by Pericles and the tensions cau(...)
The book is a historical essay about Ancient Greeks. In contrast to the History of Rome by the same author, the narrative does not follow a strict chronological order. In fact, despite the overall chronological setting, the author follows a rather idiosyncratic approach in his presentation of the history of the Greeks. In the book, the reader finds legendary figures, such as Minos and Homer, as well as historical figures of ancient poets, like (...)
The book is a historical essay about the history of ancient Rome, yet deployed in an informative and manner that draws the reader in. It covers the centuries from its foundation, rooted in the myth, up till the empire’s collapse due to barbarian invasions.
A very general appendix about the main events in chronological order is provided. The appendix is divided into “political and military events” on one(...)
Mario Pintacuda, Michela Venuto
The book is an Ancient Greek Literature textbook for classical high school students, complying with the secondary education reform. The textbook comprises three volumes, covering Ancient Greek Literature in chronologic order. They can be supplemented with two minor books of classical texts.
The book introduces the study of Classic Greek Literature linking it with the plethora of other cultural manifestations of Ancient Greece suc(...)